Mallacoota Arts Council

MA space – Mallacoota Phoenix event to promote Art, Healing and Community – 14 December 2020 to 22 January 2021

Regional Arts Victoria, Creative Victoria and Mallacoota Arts Council present Mallacoota Phoenix, a free sculpture workshop program with artist Jade Oakley. The purpose of the workshops is to create 100 sculptures inspired by local bird species devastated in the bushfire, such as the Sea Eagle, Azure Kingfisher, Bower Bird and…
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Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion – Café Culture Performance: The Royal High Jinx – 9 February 2020

Mallacoota Arts Council is pleased to present the first Café Culture performance for 2020. The Royal High Jinx Melbourne’s mesmerising contemporary world music band, The Royal Hi Jinx, have burst onto Australian festival stages with originality, virtuosity and theatricality. Their songs & tunes are inspired by European traditions, peppered with…
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Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion – Café Culture Performance: Dr Hernández – 10 November 2019

Mallacoota Arts Council is pleased to present the final Café Culture performance for 2019. Dr Hernández play an exotic tonic of rootsy electro-cumbia, boogaloo & funky reggae. Bringing a new twist to these traditions, the band combines electronic beats & Hammond-infused grooves with a three-piece horn section, percussion and Sally…
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Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion – Cafe Culture Workshop: Bollywood – 2 December 2018

Together Parvyn and Josh will present a workshop that includes learning a dance routine, while also getting a brief understanding of the history and culture behind Bollywood, Indian Music and musical instruments. Where: Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion When: 3.30pm Sunday 2 December Cost: This stand-alone workshop is being presented at no…
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EJ Brady Short story competition results 2017-2018

The Mallacoota Arts Council recently launched the 2017-18 EJ Brady Short Story Competition. We apologise for this late launch, but felt it was important not to dissapoint our loyal entrants, so lets regard this as a better late than never situation. The categories for 2017–18 are unchanged from 2016-2017 but we have increased the prize money for the winner of the Betka Prize humourous short story to $1000. This has been done in an effort to encourage authors to submit more humourous short stories.

Niki na Meadhra: Story Teller Theatre Artist Wise Woman – A Weekend of Workshops and Spellbinding Performance – Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May 2017

Workshop 1: Embodying Stories Performance, Gesture, Characterisation Explore, with expert guidance and feedback, skills in both contemporary and traditional oral storytelling. Wear comfortable clothing 20 places Where: MA space, 66 Maurice Avenue, Mallacoota When: 10am-1pm Saturday 20 May 2017 Cost: $25pp Fair and Furious: Women of the Táin The Stuff…
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EJ Brady Short story competition results 2016-2017

The winner of the $2000 Mallacoota Prize for best short story of less than 2500 words is Clare Aman from NSW for her story Japanese. Click on story titles to read or download in PDF.
The runner-up in the Mallacoota Prize receiving $300 is Julie Chevalier from NSW for her story Rent-a-Child.
The winner of the $500 Gabo Prize for a short story of less than 700 words is Robyn Butler from Victoria for her story The Dam.
The winner of the $500 Betka Prize for a humorous story of less than 1000 words is Duncan McGlynn from the ACT for his story The Black Widow.
A $100 encouragement award for a previously unpublished author is awarded to Laura Kenny from NSW for her Gabo Prize entry Milk and Bubbles and Innocence.

MA space – Workshop: Cyanotypes by the Sea with Rachel Mounsey – 4, 6, 11, 13 January 2017

A Mallacoota Arts Space one day workshop. The Cyanotype is a cameraless photographic process that made its debut in 1842 just three short years after the “official” announcement of the discovery of photography. Local photographic artist Rachel Mounsey will give an introductory workshop where participants will learn to create elegant…
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MA space Courtyard – Black Friday: A Jazz Trio – 13 January 2017

Acclaimed saxophonist and composer Martha Baartz reunites with Mallacoota chanteuse Ketzia Wood and local piano legend Mike Webb for an evening of jazz in the Mallacoota Arts Space courtyard. Martha’s spirited and soulful playing and Ketzia’s unique interpretation of well-loved jazz standards find their ideal accompaniment in Webb’s masterful keystrokes,…
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EJ Brady Short story competition results 2015-2016

The winner of the $2000 Mallacoota Prize is Julie Woodland from Wembely, WA for her story Bluebone Soup.
The runner up with a prize of $300 is Peter Rodgers from Bundanoon, NSW for his story My Island Home.
The winner of the $500 Gabo Prize for a very short story is Nicole Gouda from MonaVale, NSW for her story Parish Picnic.
An encouragement award of $100 has been awarded to Alexandra Elgue from Brandon, ACT for her story Tide will tell.